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What is the treatment for ureteral cancer?

What is the treatment for ureteral cancer?

The ureters are the: Tubes draining urine from the kidneys to the bladder. Ureteral obstruction causes the pelvis of the kidney to swell and bleeding, gross or microscopic, into the urine. Ct's with contrast; cystoscopy with retrograde contrast injection define local extent and anatomy. Urinary cytology sometimes prove cancer, but treatment usually involves removal of ureter and kidney. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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What are the tests for ureteral cancer?

What are the tests for ureteral cancer?

The ureters are the: Tubes draining urine from the kidneys to the bladder. Ureteral obstruction causes the pelvis of the kidney to swell and bleeding, gross or microscopic, into the urine. Ct's with contrast; cystoscopy with retrograde contrast injection define local extent and anatomy. Urinary cytology sometimes prove cancer, but treatment usually involves removal of ureter and kidney. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of ureteral cancer?

What are the symptoms of ureteral cancer?

Initially none: Initial stages no symptoms, microscopic hematuria (blood in urine ) and presences of cancer cells are accidentally seen in routine urine microscopic examination as the ureter gets obstructed flan pain, may gross hematuria and presences of cancer cells. ...Read more

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I want to know what's the best cancer treatment?

I want to know what's the best cancer treatment?

Many: The best thing is to avoid cancer causing activity such as smoking. Treatments vary for the type of cancer and there is a best for each category. In some cases a cure is likely and in other cancers unlikely. Treatments involve radiation, surgical removal, chemotherapy, immunomodulation and some toxin therapies. There is no single best treatment. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: cancer treatment?

Many types: Cancer is a very broad term for all types of solid and blood malignancies. The treatments vary by biology , research and phase of the cancer. Good luck. ...Read more

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Which breakthroughs have been found in cancer treatment lately?

Which breakthroughs have been found in cancer treatment lately?

CD47 antibody: Irving weissman M.D. ’65, a professor of pathology at the stanford stanford has developed an cd 47 antibody shown effective in treating a wide range of cancers. The antibody encourages the body’s immune system to attack cancerous cells and could help treat patients with advanced cases of the disease. Human trials for phase 1 have just begun. ...Read more

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Expert opinions? Which product is important for cancer treatment?

Expert opinions? Which product is important for cancer treatment?

Category?: Really impossible to answer without more specifics. In general the best advice is to find a comprehensive team you can trust. ...Read more

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Why is it that the same cancer treatment doesn't work for everyone?

Why is it that the same cancer treatment doesn't work for everyone?

Genetically differen: Cancer is a disease caused by bad genes but everyone's genes are different. So there are no two individuals whose cancers are entirely alike even with the same/similar diagnosis. ...Read more

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It happens that a man become permanently impotent from cancer treatment?

It happens that a man become permanently impotent from cancer treatment?

Possibly yes,: Depending on the type of surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation that you receive. Without this information, it is impossible to tell. Discuss with your oncologist or cancer surgeon for specifics. ...Read more

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What are the benefits and side effects of cancer treatment?

What are the benefits and side effects of cancer treatment?

Impossible to answer: There a different treatments for cancer that involve surgery, radiation, drugs, biologicals, etc. Each one has its own pros and cons and it is not possible to list them all here. If you or a loved one has to go through cancer therapy, make sure the benefits and side effects of that specific therapy are discussed by the oncologist. The patient should always have the final word. ...Read more

Dr. Todd Morgan
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Ureteral Cancer (Definition)

Ureteral cancer is a condition of uncontrolled growth of cells in one of the ureters, which connect the kidneys to the bladder. Symptoms can include pain with urination, frequent urination, blood in the urine, abdominal ...Read more


Dr. Michael Thompson
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Cancer Treatment (Definition)

Cancer is a very broad term for all types of solid and blood malignancies. The treatments vary by biology , research and phase of ...Read more